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The ultimate guide to making classic cocktails

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Come Friday night, we're always in need of a decent cocktail. Whether that's to forget about a terrible week or celebrate the weekend, we rarely need an excuse to get our drink on (responsibly though, obvs).

Which is why we love these posters of classic cocktails, including the Margarita, the Negroni and, the one now forever associated with Carrie and Co, the Cosmopolitan.

Created by designer Nick Barclay, not only will you learn how to make your favourite tipple, you can even buy them to hang on your walls.

We don't know about you but we're printing this out and laminating it for future reference. Just in case we're ever in need of impressing someone with our cocktail knowledge.

Take a look at more work by Nick right here.

How to make it...

  • 2 ounces (2 x 3oml)of rye whisky
  • 1 ounce (1 x 30ml) of Italian vermouth
  • 2 dashes of Angosturas bitters
  • Twist of orange
  • Maraschino cherry

How to make it...

  • 2 ounces (2 x 3oml) of vodka
  • 4 ounces (4 x 30ml) of tomato juice
  • 1/2 tablespoon of lemon juice
  • 1 splash of Worcestershire
  • 3-4 dashes of Tabasco sauce
  • Stalk of celery

How to make it...

  • 2 ounces of vodka (2 x 30ml)
  • 1 ounce of cointreau (1 x 30ml)
  • 1 ounce of Cranberry juice (1 x 30ml)
  • 1 ounce of lime juice (1 x 30ml)

How to make it...

  • 4 ounces (4 x 30ml) of gin
  • 1 ounce (1 x 30ml) of dry vermouth
  • Cocktail onion
  • Twist of lemon
  • Olive

Want to learn how to make Nigella Lawson's Flirtini? Head right this way.

How to make it...

2 ounces (2 x 30ml) of silver tequila

1 ounce (1 x 30ml) of cointreau

1 ounce (1 x 30ml) of lime juice

Garnish rim with salt

Learn how to make a Margarita ice lolly here.

How to make it...

  • 1 sugar cube
  • 3 dashes of Angostura bitters
  • Club soda
  • 2 ounces (2 x 30ml) of rye whisky
  • Large ice cube

How to make it...

  • 1 pt gin
  • 1 pt sweet vermouth
  • 1 pt Campari
  • Ball of ice
  • Twist of orange

You can also see how to make it on Stylist.co.uk, right here.

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